Bariatrics and
Weight Loss Surgery

 

Serving Albany and the Capital District of New York State
and Southwestern Vermont.

Berfikir tentang pembedahan bariatrik? Adakah ia pilihan yang tepat untuk anda? Daftar untuk sesi maklumat percuma kami bersama Dr. Matthew McDonald of Capital Bariatrics, A Capital Cardiology Associates Practice.
Check our Facebook page for upcoming info sessions or call (518) 641-6580 to for more info. Begin your journey.

Dr. Matthew D. McDonald

 

Dr. Matt McDonald membawa banyak pengalaman kepada Capital Cardiology. Semasa di Hospital Universiti Upstate di Syracuse, beliau berkhidmat sebagai profesor madya pembedahan. Dia bertanggungjawab untuk latihan dan pembangunan pakar bedah masa depan.

 

Sebagai pakar bedah bariatrik, sejak 2008, Dr. McDonald biasanya membuat persembahan antara 150-200 kes bariatrik setiap tahun. Beliau telah menjadi pengarah tiga program bariatrik dan dilesenkan di New York dan Vermont. Dr. McDonald juga diperakui oleh Lembaga Pembedahan Amerika. Secara kumulatif, bersama pasukannya, dia telah berjaya membantu pesakitnya kehilangan berpuluh-puluh ribu pound membuka jalan untuk kehidupan yang lebih sihat dan bahagia. Dr. McDonald memulakan kerjaya bariatriknya apabila beliau dilantik sebagai Ketua Pembedahan Am dan Bariatrik di Hospital Komuniti Tentera Keller di 2008. Dia memilih Bariatrics kerana ia bukan a “Pembaikan segera” apabila ia datang kepada pesakitnya. Dia dapat meluangkan masa dan mengenali setiap pesakit sebagai seorang, memahami mereka, dan merangka program penjagaan individu yang paling sesuai untuk mereka untuk berjaya. Setiap pesakit biasanya berunding dengan Dr. McDonald beberapa kali sebelum pembedahan. Ini adalah langkah yang perlu dalam proses penjagaan. Ia adalah peluang untuk membina hubungan yang menjadi asas kejayaan. Bagi Dr. McDonald, pembedahan hanyalah langkah pertama dalam hubungan jangka panjang. Dari pelantikan awal anda, anda dialu-alukan ke dalam keluarga Capital Bariatric di mana penjagaan anda disesuaikan dengan keperluan individu anda.

 

Ramai pesakit telah mengkreditkan Dr. McDonald dengan menyelamatkan nyawa mereka, tetapi dia tidak melihatnya seperti itu, Dia nampak ini
sebagai permulaan perjalanan mereka. He is always asking, “what’s next?". Dr. McDonald serves as a lifelong health
partner with regular follow-ups for each patient. From the first consultation, trust and accountability are the cornerstones of his relationships with patients. His belief in thewhat’s next?” theory is evident with his patients. When one goal is met, “what’s next?” is a positive and supportive way of targeting the next goal. Your journey begins here.

 

Who is a Good Candidate for Bariatric pembedahan

Weight loss surgery maybe an option if you have:

 

  • A body mass index (BMI) daripada 40 atau lebih.
  • A BMI of 35 or more with serious health related co-morbidities associated with obesity including: jenis 2 diabetes, tekanan darah tinggi, cardiac disease, kolesterol tinggi, apnea tidur.

 

Hubungi

Contact us to find out the if bariatric surgery is right for you.

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(518) 641-6580

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7 Southwoods Blvd, Albany, NY 12211

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8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, ISNIN JUMAAT

The Why of Bariatric Surgery.

Bariatric surgery is used to help patients lose excess body weight that increases the risk of health complications after diet and exercise modifications have not produced desired results.

What is Bariatric Surgery?

Bariatric or weight loss surgery is the common name referring to these minimally invasive procedures that Dr McDonald performs. Weight loss surgeries include: Roux en Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, and duodenal switch.

 

Patient Success Stories

"Words cannot describe how Dr. McDonald has changed my life, he met me at a time I felt hopeless showing up to his office feeling like a failure because I couldn’t control my hunger and I had gained so much weight. His calm demeanor and amicable approach put me at ease and immediately allowed me to place all my trust in him. He gave me my life back and it is the most amazing gift anyone could have given me. I am now living a life beyond my wildest dreams. Thank you a million times over Dr. McDonald you are a miracle to me!"

HM (Bypass 2020)

"Dr. McDonald is the epitome of a true professional! He inspires his patients and most importantly listens to their needs! I couldn't have done it without him! Thank You, Dr. M!"

  • -SM (Sleeve 2017)

"I truly believe in everything Dr. McDonald stands for, he really is an amazing doctor, and he is so passionate when it comes to what he does. He is my hero! He changed my life!"

-DS (Sleeve 2019)

“Dr. McDonald is one of the most important people in my life! Without even knowing it he inspired me in so many ways possible. He is truly an inspiration in everything he does, especially how he treats people, and how he inspires people. My journey with him has been nothing but the most amazing wonderful experience. I want to thank him for making this my journey one of the best experiences of my life. It has changed my life in so many positive ways.”

-GLB (Sleeve 2017)

“It has been a life altering process and I every time I look in the mirror, or walk a flight of stairs or 2 atau 3, or cross my legs or buy a new outfit, I thank you for being there for me during one of the lowest times in my life. If I could only give you back half of what you’ve given me, I certainly would.”

-KL (Sleeve 2020)

Weight-loss surgery can help you lose weight and improve many health problems related to obesity.These health problems include:

  • jenis 2 diabetes

  • tekanan darah tinggi

  • penyakit jantung

  • unhealthy kolesterol tahap

  • apnea tidur

  • urinary incontinence

  • knee, hip, or other body pain

Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Weight-loss surgery also may be an option to consider if you have serious health problems related to obesity, such as jenis 2 diabetes atau apnea tidur. Weight-loss surgery can improve many of the medical conditions linked to obesity, especially type 2 diabetes.

 

For people with severe obesity, weight-loss surgery can extend years of life.

You may be better able to move around and be physically active after surgery. You might also notice your mood improve and feel like your quality of life is better. As an added benefit, you may be able to take fewer prescription medications as you move into a healthier weight, which can reduce the cost burden.